Are there any conservatives left in politics?


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With Republicans continuing to echo Democrat talking points and premises on health care and many other issues, Daniel asks an unsettling question in this episode of The Conservative Conscience: Are there any conservatives left in politics?

Rather than being emboldened by the electoral mandate, Republicans always move to the left when they are in power, and some early indications suggest that this time is no different.

In confirmation hearing after confirmation hearing, the Cabinet nominees and GOP senators continuously echoed, accepted, and validated even the most extreme Democrat premise on major issues, from Iran and Obamacare to transgenderism and global warming.

Additionally, Daniel talks about some of the disturbing things he’s hearing about the transition and why it portends more of the same, failed, tepid republicanism unless the grassroots rise up and demand more.

Don’t hope for change; demand and ensure it.

Key quotes:

“Liberals have successfully moved the entire political landscape and the contours of acceptable political discourse so far to the left that even when they lose they still win.”

“Democrats have become so extreme that it’s easy for Republicans to be one or two tranches to the right but still well within deep liberal and destructive territory.”

“The time for being “not Obama” or “at least better than Hillary” are over. Now is the time to stand up and be counted and declare what we affirmatively believe in and strive for.”

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Daniel Horowitz is a Senior Editor at Conservative Review, a Conservative writer, and a policy analyst focusing on the hot-button issues in Congress.

He is the author of the new book, Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America.